What to consider when buying jewellery gifts for Christmas
Christmas is one of the most wonderful times of the year. It’s also a time when many people realise they’ve left gift shopping until the last minute and need to hit the stores! A better option would be to shop online, and what better gift to give than jewellery? If you’d like to fill a few stockings this Christmas with jewellery items, here’s what to keep in mind to keep your shopping experience as simple as possible.
Make it personal
When you’re looking for an online retailer offering jewellery, ask them if they allow you to personalise your selection. If anyone in your family has recently gotten married or welcomed a new baby, referencing this is a great way to personalise any gift you give them. A great choice here would be a locket necklace, something that can be engraved with an important date, or a piece featuring a birthstone. Keep in mind that most jewellers will require additional time for custom made orders, so make sure you check the lead times and allow extra time for your order to be delivered.
Don’t forget the kids…
If you’re struggling with ideas for a child-friendly gift that can be made unique to the person receiving it, a charm bracelet makes an excellent choice. Jewellers often offer a wide range of charm bracelets suitable for children of all ages and in all styles, as well as in different metals and materials, so you’ll be sure to find something that they’ll love.
…or the men!
Don’t assume that men won’t appreciate a gift of jewellery or that there aren’t enough options for men out there. Watches remain a popular gift and come in enough styles and variations to suit everyone – from your gadget-crazy brother to your still-stylish grandfather. Many jewellers also offer wide ranges of men’s rings, bracelets and necklaces, so there is no excuse for failing to find the perfect gift!
Keep expensive items simple
If you’re thinking of splurging out on something special for someone but don’t have an exact item in mind, your safest option is to choose something with a simple style and design. Not only does it highlight the quality of the jewellery itself, but it also can easily be worn no matter the style or personality of the person wearing it.
Last but not least, choose a retailer with a good delivery offering and a returns and refunds policy. With this added peace of mind, you’ll be able to shop to your heart’s content without any of the usual Christmas stress.
Make sure you visit your nearest Bevilles store, or see our full range of jewellery online to pick out the perfect gifts.